What the Social Security Administration Wants to Know About Your Employment History

The Social Security Administration uses the five step sequential evaluation in determining your eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits.SSA Employment History
At step four they are going to ask whether you can return to the lightest job you have held in the last 15 years. As part of the Social Security Disability application process, you are going to be asked to identify which was your easiest job for you to do now considering your medical problems. They are going to ask you the following questions:


  1. In an average work day, how many hours were spent sitting standing or walking?
  2. What is the greatest weight that you had to lift or carry on that job?
  3. How many times per day would you lift or carry that much?
  4. What object weighed that much?
  5. What was the average weight that you had to lift or carry on this job?
  6. How many times per day would you lift or carry that much?
  7. What objects weighed this much?


As you can see completing the Social Security Disability application can be time consuming, but it is important that you fill it out correctly. You employed like a Port Richey Plumber ? For a no obligation consultation on your rights to Social Security Disability benefits, contact Sharon Barrett.


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